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May 3, 2014 3:00pm PDT
weeks. they went to check on the situation in ukraine. in nigeria more than 200 girls are being held hostage. demonstrators from london to new york rallied today to call for their freedom. we are going to take you inside a global push to help these girls. make sure you stay tuned for that. >>> and in los angeles, the clippers are gearing up for a game seven of the playoffs. this after owner donald sterling dominated headlines this week for racist remarks leaked to the media. we have new comments from sterling and the woman, and the woman who leaked his remarks. or is accused of leaking his remarks. a very real possibility of a civil war in ukraine and that borders russia. towns were overrun by armed separatists who believe those towns should be russians. this is happening not on the border but more than 150 miles into ukraine. it's after midnight in ukraine now. government leaders are promising that active military operations will continue when the sun comes up. dozens of civilians and separatists have been killed in the fighting so far and people who live in the region are being tol
FOX News
May 3, 2014 2:00pm PDT
, there are 225 women missing in nigeria, little girls. there are endless numbers of friendly fire -- we haven't -- wait a second, leten me finish! let me finish my say with what i think. me >> sure. >> hillary clinton says, we know they killed these people what, difference does did make anymore? >> because they covered it up, bob! >> so what!if >> every administration covers things up! >> should they be able toatio because it makes the president look good? >> who cares! they're not saying, gee, i wonderer what happened in benghazi. >> if it happened with a republican president and he w lied -- you would lose your mind. >> go after the f.b.i., go after all the other things you're talking about.go but this is, we've overkilled this. the republicans are using this purely for political reasons. not that they don't care about i four people being dead. and do you think they had this committee -- >> bob, wow. >> if you you were you admitting this was used to win ant election, then that didn't win an election. >> it was a piece of winning anw election. >> i'm sorry. i didn't mean to cut that. it was
MSNBC
May 3, 2014 11:00am PDT
they want the united states to pressure nigeria to take more aggressive action to rescue the girls. >>> also from here in d.c., a building that houses a strip club collapses. it's all caught on camera. four nearby buildings were also damaged. there was some construction going on nearby. at this point, it's not clear if that's what triggered the collapse. one person was hurt. that person is expected to be okay. >>> new support and new questions today for hillary clinton, if she decides to run for the white house in 2016. also, jeb bush gets some words of encouragement from his former president brother. could 2016 shape up as the battle of america's political dynasties? the brain trust here in the flesh on a saturday afternoon in d.c. bob franken is a syndicated columni columnist. and mercedes is a republican strategist, also former spokesperson for the george w. bush administration. good to see all of you here in the flesh. this is nice. i should have brought you something. we don't have a budget for gifts. let's start with the news today, bob. tim kaine threw his support behind hillary clint
CNN
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
the kidnapping of 276 school girls in nigeria. these are live pictures now of a rally now in new york. demonstrators demand more be done to rescue the girls abducted by militants more than two weeks ago. u.s. secretary of state john kerry in ethiopia says the perpetrators must be brought to justice and urge supporting the nigerian government in finding the girls. police say 53 of the girls managed to escape. let's go live to new york. rosa flores is covering that rally. rosa, a kidnapping in nigeria, but voices being raised right there. >> reporter: you know, fred, this is just a parent's worst nightmare. imagine your daughter goes to school one day and then never comes back because they have been kidnapped by known militant group. this group has been recognized by the u.s. government as a terrorist organization, so take a look around me. this is what this group of people are protesting today because they're asking the world to pay attention to these more than 200 girls who have been kidnapped. so you'll see there's a lot of people here. there are several hundred people. if you listen
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 10:00am EDT
on schools and children suffering. >> it's a war of terror. >> i wants to you talk about nigeria and this horror that over 200 girls and this terror group called boko haram, there was a report to the hoamsdz models security committee, three have been threats of thousands of individuals for years. >> you never know when somebody is going to be recruited from the ranks of nigerian extremists like boko haram and used somewhere else. the guy who tried to blow up the flight over detroit a couple of years ago, he was from nigeria. he went to yemen and had ro had explosives sewn into his underwear. english speaking some of them fairly sophisticated, many not, but the sophisticated ones can move around the world. extremely dangerous. >> unless something can be done to help these girls it is a horrible story. >> christopher dickey, always great to have you. >> thank you antonio. >> federal officers have said they will not are serve subpoenas, 33 of which were settled 50 city for $1.7 million none of the police officers has faced termination. joining us now from philadelphia, our philadelp
MSNBC
May 3, 2014 7:00am PDT
basis, as evidenced by the car bomb explosion in nigeria's capital on thursday that killed at least 12 people, just days before your nation was set to host a major international economic forum. and this attack occurred across the road from the site of a massive explosion less than a month ago that killed at least 75 people. the same day that you young women were kidnapped from your school. but the reality of your country's woes does not excuse us from being absent in demanding more attention be paid to your story, because you matter. nor does it excuse your president, who took two weeks to make a public rvow to bring you back, after you were taken at gunpoint and your school burned down. now, there are reports that you are being sold off for $12 a person to your captors, being taken across the border and trafficked into slavery. $12? your lives cannot be equated to a dollar amount because your potential is limitless, and now the drum beat from those in your country and around the world are banging loudly so that you will not be forgotten. from the dozens of protesters that gathered out
PBS
May 3, 2014 5:30am PDT
visit to ethiopia nigeria angola and kenya from the forts to the eleventh this'll be his first visit to africa while in office and it coincides with the fiftieth anniversary of former premier a job online is the first visit to africa earlier we spoke to our reporter home now and she told us what is on the premier's agenda and what's expected to come out of district the primary task first. after the tories including top eight and comes after presentation. things started to africa in march last year a need to push outward china africa tightening is mutually beneficial cooperation during the day from here will meet with leaders from the four african countries the african union and will have broad engagement with people from all walks of life during his eighteen in the open yet managed to get the headquarters of the african union in ethiopian capital. yet the east of the bath where he will deliver a speech on chinese africa can lead people to give it the message here. read here will attend the twenty fourteen world economic forum on africa to be held the blue jackets have to be ninety y
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 7:00am EDT
year. >>> the effort to found kidnapped school girls in nigeria goes global as leaders across the world speak out and against the abductions. officials are confused about who is missing. >> the number of americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped to lowest levels since 2008. some say it gives false hope. plus historical treasure, a black and white film capturing a notorious moment in >> good morning to you. welcome back to aljazeera.com. i'll morgan radford live in new york. these are the top stories. ukraine suffering its most violent day in nearly three months. clashes erupting in the black sea city of odessa between pro-russian and ukranian supporters. nearly 14 were killed, 31 from a government building fire. this comes as kiev continues its military assault on separatists in eastern cities. u.s. troops in afghanistan on standby to help find victims of a mud slide. a village was wiped out in the hills killing 2,000 people. a res would you operation is under way as search crews dig for varied people. a virus infected 300 people in saudi arabia confirmed in the united states of t
CNN
May 3, 2014 3:00am PDT
that the government has not done enough to save them. social media is making a difference in nigeria. it's where this is happening. we have that story for you. s we. legs, for crossing. feet...splashing. better things than the joint pain and swelling of moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis. if you're trying to manage your ra, now may be the time to ask about xeljanz. xeljanz (tofacitinib) is a small pill, not an injection or infusion, for adults with moderate to severe ra for whom methotrexate did not work well. xeljanz can lower your ability to fight infections, including tuberculosis. serious, sometimes fatal infections and cancers have happened in patients taking xeljanz. don't start xeljanz if you have any infection, unless ok with your doctor. tears in the stomach or intestines, low blood cell counts and higher liver tests and cholesterol levels have happened. your doctor should perform blood tests before you start and while taking xeljanz, and routinely check certain liver tests. tell your doctor if you have been to a region where certain fungal infections are common, and if you have ha
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 6:00am EDT
. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? the students were being trafficked in nigeria. there have been marches about it erie it people are frustrated. those young girls were sold into slavery. they were abducted. i wonder if anything like that is happening in c.a.r. have there been any reports? her would making sure that those peacekeepers will be deployed and vetted? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. on the question of being a macroal, the bigger issue is impunity. it is the message that it sends. the vehicle that we choose -- ful.ink both will be use you are right. at least it brings an international zeroing in on impunity. you could also do a war crimes tribunal. i have not heard specifically trafficking. let me just say that i would not be surprised. that is also an underlying issue going on. there is potential for instability and for that to become a weapon of war. trafficking young men and women in that circumstance. that is another thing to put on the table. in fact, i am headed to nigeria now. so, i don't know if i will be allowed to -- my flight leaves at 2:3
FOX News
May 3, 2014 1:00am PDT
they change the cia talking points? maybe, maybe not. in the end, there are 225 women missing in nigeria, little girls. there are endless numbers of friendly fire incidents -- let me finish. >> did you jump to the d block? >> let me finish what i think. hillary clinton said we know islamic radicals kill these people, what difference does it make anymore? >> because they covered it up. if they did it before, they will do it again. >> every administration covers up things. >> should they cover up because it makes the president look bad? >> who cares? who cares? average american is not saying, gee, i wonder what happened with benghazi. go after the fbi, go after all the things we're talking about. we've overkilled this. the republicans are using this for political reasons. not that they don't care about four people dead, do you think it would be in a committee -- >> if you were admitting that this was used to win an election. >> that didn't win an election. it was a piece of winning an election. >> i'm sorry. it was part of him wing. >> it was the flour in the batter. >> if you look at incu
FOX News
May 2, 2014 11:00pm PDT
militants draggling them away from their school in nigeria. 276 are still missing. heather, this story is practically unglues me it's so awful. >> everyone in the capitol is distraught. >> what's the latest. do they even know where these girls are? whether they're alive? is this ransom for real? >> i don't know about the ransom. we have gotten reports from the field about ransom requests and also the militants actually trying to sell the girls for wives for as little as $12. but all of those reports are unconfirmable. the latest is now the number of girls is growing. originally we were told it was 129 girls kidnapped. now they're saying it was almost 300 and most of them are still missing. >> how were they kidnapped? out of a dormitory in the middle of the night? >> no, apparently these girls were all in school. and the militants came to them dressed in uniform and told them there was going to be an attack. and this area is very volatile. it would be very easy for them to believe there would be a >>> with the exception of two who were reportedly killed by snake bites, but there's no ph
CSPAN
May 3, 2014 12:00am EDT
council for last month and to our colleague in nigeria and her entire team. here we are once again, grappling with the ukrainian crisis. every time this council is divided, this unfortunate country is steeped in anarchy. the east of the ukraine, roofs -- groups are aggressively taking over cities. it's not really a crowd that supports this effort but just a few hundred demonstrators. heavy weaponry which excludes the possibility of any sympathetic members of the crowd, russian officers on local television, the taking of hostages. all of whom are being held and allegations have increasingly been proven of forced disappearances. these thugs have refused to implement that agreement which was supposed to be the restoration of the ukrainian state on its own territory. and what is ukraine doing? after having shown great restraint that no other state would've been able to show, in the face of organized attacks, it was supported and justified by a neighboring country and decided to use its army and police against the armed groups which are establishing security at the expense of the people
PBS
May 2, 2014 6:00pm PDT
in nigeria over the abduction of more than 200 girls from their school, a look at efforts to halt widespread killing in south sudan and we travel to senegal where young boys pursuing an education are forced by their teachers to beg on the street. >> they sleep on cement or dirt floors, dozens to a room. and for boys who don't make their daily quote, the punishment can be brutal. >> woodruff: and it's friday. mark shields and david brooks analyze the week's news. those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's pbs newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... friends of the newshour. >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the government of ukraine launched a major military operation today against pro-russian separatists in the east. their target was slovyansk, and ukraine's president reported many insurgents were killed or wounded-- but not without cost
CNN
May 2, 2014 5:00pm PDT
happening, tonight, randi kaye has more. >>> anderson, police in nigeria now say more than 200 girls were kidnapped at a boarding school more than two weeks ago. authorities say dozens escaped from their captors, but over 200 are still missing. >>> and in afghanistan, fears of 2700 dead after a massive landslide. so far the official number of dead is 350. >>> and selling nearly eight million shares of stock over the last couple of days, he now owns roughly 30 million shares, just behind the company's ceo, steve balmer, his famous is on his company right now. >>> and the crisis in ukraine, getting much more bloody. in odessa, choppers fought. and president obama and german chancellor angela merkel discussing further sanctions. >> if in fact mr. putin's goal is to allow ukrainians to make their own decisions then he is free to offer up his opinions about what he would like the relationship to be between ukraine and russia, and i suspect that there will be a whole lot of ukrainian leaders who will take those views into consideration. they can't be done at the barrel of a gun. it can't be don
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 8:00pm EDT
. nigeria's missing girls concern and anger growing around the globe. a stunning estimate of how many were actually kidnapped. how they did it? a new theory that might explain how the ancient egyptians build the pyramids. >>> they call them the thread head. the music and music fans that helped bring back new orleans. richelle, the briefing. >> in odessa in the south of be you ukraine, pro-russian forces in the east. more than 500 are nearly dead in a landslide that wiped out an entire north afghanistan village, authorities not helpful. more than 2,000 people thrif there. authorities expect more mudslides in the coming days. >>> and in northern ireland, police have 48 more hours to question gerry adams the leader of the political party sinn fein. being held with the possible commission of a murder. murder in this case was a belfast widow, raising questions about the stability of the province's catholic protestant government. we should know more john. >> thank you richelle. calls mers, the middle east respiratory viers. the health care worker in indiana came down with the virus, first detect
PBS
May 2, 2014 3:59pm PDT
difficult time for me. >> the insecurity is getting worse in nigeria. these are the parents of more than 200 teenage schoolgirl still missing after being abducted last month. they're probably being held by the same islamist extremist group. their relatives are angry the government has not done enough to rescue the girls. at the bomb site, forensic teams have come to help with the investigation. feeling vulnerable, many want to know what is being done to prevent another attack. this is all happening in a very worrying a time. to holde city is due the world economic forum next week with heads of state coming from all over the world. with relentless violence in the remote northeast and a bomb blast, perhaps it's time for everyone to admit the extent of the crisis in nigeria. will ross, bbc news, abuja. >> nigeria's government under pressure. as violence flared in nigeria, the scale of conflict in south sudan is gaining international attention. fighting has largely broken down on ethnic lines. they have left thousands dead stop it has led to the comparisons to the rwandan genocide. u.s. secretar
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 6:00pm EDT
people. nigeria's government following the kidnapping of hundreds of school girls. yvon ndege has report. >> initially the unministry said 129 girls were being kid nached. but immediately -- kid flapped. latest development the police say no in fact more than 300 girls were taken away and 276 remain missing. now reason for this confusion at least on the police's part, they say is because there were students attending the school who were only there for exams and they're not normally there, hence the inquiries in the numbers. also there are different agencies trying to resolve the assistant. you have the police -- incident. you have police, you have the military, family and parents, and all of them are coming up with different figures as to how many girls were abducted and how many were rescued. one civil rights organization say they have been taken over the border to cameroon and chad, some of them have been forced into marriage, some have been sold for as little as $12 u.s. no verification of these theories. >> killed 11 muslim settlers the attack is believed to be part of an ongoing feud
CNN
May 2, 2014 1:00pm PDT
that this happened to 230 teen girls in nigeria. their moms and dads have been demanding that the government help bring their girls home to little effect. it became a social media event throughout the world. >> reporter: the streets of nigeria are teaming with protesters. furious that their government isn't doing more to find close to 200 school girls kidnapped in the dead of night. >> i'm a young mother. i can't imagine any mother going through this. it's disheartening. it's shocking. >> reporter: militants with the group boko haram kidnapped the girls. it was designated a terrorist group by the u.s. government last november. forced on to trucks, the armed men originally took 230 girls into a dense forest along the nigerian border. this young girl was among a few dozen who managed to escape. >> translator: my friends and i jumped from the vehicle and ran back home because we realized they don't look innocent to us. >> reporter: there are some 200 girls in captivity with reports that they have been forced to convert to islam and have been sold as child brides for as little as $12 each. >> i would
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 4:00pm EDT
in a ride-along. >>> nigeria admits dozens more girls may have been kidnapped from a school an originally thought. >>> mexico's government is trying to disarm vigilante groups that have been battling drug cartels. they want the vigilantes to re-organise and join government forces. we rode along with vigilantes and experienced first hand the power they wield. >> reporter: we are here to meet a wealthy farmer. he left his arch ards four months ago to coordinate vigilantes. i wanted to know why. >> many of the leaders are businessmen. they own lime or advocardo plantations. others are fieldworkers or returning migrants. some of them are professional mercenaries. we followed the group as they patrol the area. it was clear how much authority they have gained here. on the road they forced this state prison van to stop. >> reporter: they believe some state employees have been trying to get the cartel members out of the town. >> the policemen put up no resistance. >> they were clear to drive on of the the power dynamic was obvious. these sorts of scenes are going on all over the area. government
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 4:00pm EDT
real help. juxtaposes that any with the ambassador, ambassador sanders, is it a problem to nigeria, is it a problem of trafficking in c.a.r.? we haven't heard much about that. have peacekeepers been complicit in any way? just the other day we heard of all of those young girls and young women, students being trafficked by boko haram in nigeria ended in march is about it is people are frustrated, and those young girls were sold into slavery. abducted and now sold into slavery by boko haram. i'm wondering if anything like that is happening in c.a.r.? have there been any reports of trafficking, and are we all making sure that those peacekeepers that are deployed and will be deployed are properly vetted so they don't become part of the problem rather than part of the solution? my final question. >> thank you, mr. chairman. i think that the bigger macro issue is the impunity, rather whether it's a tribunal order one off of the icc. i think it's the message that it sends and the vehicle we choose i think, i think both vehicles will be useful because we do have the international aspect fro
CNN
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
of trucks. those trucks were last seen driving into the rugged jungles of northern nigeria. some of these girls have managed to escape, but 223 are believed to still be missing. and now, a sickening development because we are hearing reports from villagers in the area. they say they are being sold as child brides for $12 apiece. the men who took them some 18 days ago, members of al qaeda, one of the most brutal terrorist groups around, predominantly based in the unstable northern part of this country, they ascribe to sharia law, they have a hatred for the west. in fact, just learning here their name boko haram translates to western education is sin. they've killed hundreds of students by attacking and burning schools. a nigerian student spoke to cnn. >> it's disheartening to know that young girls like you, like us were being held captive somewhere. and just the idea that western education is wrong. the situation is very critical. and it's getting worse by the day. and because they know that nothing is being done, more things are being done. >> joining me now to talk about this, r
CSPAN
May 2, 2014 2:00pm EDT
tribute on behalf of the council to her representative of nigeria, for her service for the president of the council for the month of april 2014. i'm sure i speak for all members of the council in expressing deep appreciation to ambassador -- to the ambassador and her to mimetice deep skill in which they conducted the council's is this last month. the provisional agenda for this dated 13s a letter april, 2014, from the representative of the russian federation to the united nations, addressed to the president of the security council. the agenda is adopted. in accordance with the role 37 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the representative of ukraine to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. accordance with the rule 39 of the council's provisional rules of procedure, i invite the undersecretary general for political affairs to participate in this meeting. it is so decided. the security council will now two of the- of item agenda. i now give the floor to the gentleman. >> mr. president, members of the council, since we last met to discuss ukraine in april,
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 11:00am PDT
girls in nigeria. there were protests in new york today near the u.n., and we'll have more on that and what, if anything, the u.s. is doing to help. but we start with that joint news conference in front of the white house rose garden where president obama began with the jobs numbers and a few words on a devastating landslide and in afghanistan. both he and german chancellor angela merkel have tough questions on whether they can reach an agreement on stronger sakes against russia and whether they can bridge the divide between the u.s. and germany on nsa surveillance. president obama also faced a question from the international press about tuesday's botched oklahoma execution. on ukraine both leaders seemed amenable to the possibility of further sanctions that take direct aim at key sectors of the russian economy. sanction that is could potentially damage a sluggish european economy as well. president obama said it all depends on how deeply russia interferes with ukraine in the lead-up to its elections later this month. >> if, in fact, we see the disruptions and the destabili
CNN
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
representative, get it passed. >>> still ahead, frustration mounting in nigeria over the lack of progress in finding dozens and dozens and dozens of kidnapped young girls. we're taking a closer look. what can the u.s., if anything, do about this? plus, the search for flight 370 soon begins a whole new phase. ♪ [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. and this park is the inside of your body. see the special psyllium fiber in metamucil actually gels to trap some carbs to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. metamucil. 3 amazing benefits in 1 super fiber. >>> more t
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 10:00am PDT
over, this one in nigeria, the number of kidnapped school girls missing in the country has risen to 276, far higher than previous estimates. this week protesters have been demanding more government action as nigerian police update the number of escaped girls to 53. the terror network kidnapped more than 300 teen girls two weeks ago and reports say some have been forced into slavery or marriage for as little as $12. nigeria continues to be one of the top stories you mention most, we have a surprise winner in this week's poll for the most underreported story, school resegregation with 19% and those kidnappings in nigeria and atheism, got 56% of the vote. your humble d.j. has heard the request, stay tuned for more on the rise of atheism next week. >>> our call to action, this time we're looking at the special aspect of beauty standards. i speak with mel wimer a candidate for city council in new york who happens to be transgender. >>> the fact is i do respect the press and recognize that the press and i have different jobs to do. my job is to be president. your job is to keep me humble. fra
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 11:30am EDT
. the number of missing in nigeria is rising. the government now saying 276 girls are missing. kidnapped from their school last month, and that is much higher than first reported. officials still don't know where the girls are. >> reporter: there has been a lot of misinformation and confusion since this attack took place on the school on april 15th. initialally, let's remember the military said 129 girls had been on abducted but within hours they were contradicted by family and some of the schoolteachers who said it was 230 girls missing, and now this latest development, the police saying that in fact more than 300 girls were kidnapped and 276 are still missing why the confusion? the police say on their part there were some students who came to that school that it is for exams. and it is starred to say how many attended the school full-time and how many showed up just for exams. we have one civil rights organization claiming that the girls have been taken across the nigeria border into countries like cameroon and chad by their abductors. the same organization say ps that the girls -- some hav
CNN
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
will spur community dialogue. >>> parents in nigeria taking to the streets demanding their government do everything possible to bring their girls back home. 230 girls were kidnapped by militants in the dead of night from their school dormitory. 43 of them have managed to escape, but the others are allegedly being sold for $12 each to the militants and they're being forced to marry and do unmentionable other things. this weekend, there will be a demonstration in california asking the u.s. government to push for those girls release. >> this is a tragedy. it is outrageous. >> human rights violation. >> everyone needs to pay attention. at least 2700 people are estimated to have died in a landslide in a remote part of afghanistan. this is according to a governor there. the area extremely mountainous. at least 200 homes are said to have been destroyed by this landslide. >>> ahead of this hour, with violence boiling in ukraine, president obama and angela merkel are talking options. are there really any good ones left? we'll take you live to the white house rose garden when that happens. >>> plu
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 11:00am EDT
to come, alarming new details about that kidnapping of the girls in nigeria. >>> and i'm robert ray live in louisville, mississippi where an ef-4 tornado have hit this area earlier this week. how will people move forward? we'll have that report right ahead. ♪ >> surprising new details about l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the 80-year-old is facing a serious disease. ♪ >> al jazeera america presents borderland's dramatic conclusion >> no one's prepared for this journey. >> our teams experience the heart breaking desperation >> we're all following stories of people that have died in the desert. >> and the importance... >> experiencing it, has changed me completely... >> of the lives that were lost in the desert >> this is the most dangerous part of your trip... >> an emotional finale you can't miss... >> we got be here to tell the story. >> the final journey borderland continues... only on al jazeera america >>> we have another angle of that incredible baltimore mud slide to show you. >> oh, my god! [ screaming ] >> oh, my god! >> as you can see an entire car dropping into the ra
MSNBC
May 2, 2014 8:00am PDT
will bring that to you live. >> and now, nigeria resident s are demanding action from the government to bring back those kidnapped girls. ...for all day relief. "start your engines" we are the thinkers. the job jugglers. the up all-nighters. and the ones who turn ideas into action. we've made our passions our life's work. we strive for the moments where we can say, "i did it!" ♪ we are entrepreneurs who started it all... with a signature. legalzoom has helped start over 1 million businesses, turning dreamers into business owners. and we're here to help start yours. turning dreamers into business owners. could mean less waiting for things like security backups and file downloads you'd take that test, right? well, what are you waiting for? you could literally be done with the test by now. now you could have done it twice. this is awkward. check your speed. see how fast your internet can be. switch now and add voice and tv for $34.90. comcast business built for business. ameriprise asked people a simple question: in retirement, will you outlive your money? uhhh. no, that can't happen. that's t
FOX News
May 2, 2014 6:00am PDT
down the world. bill: the point. this group in nigeria frankly has seen very little media attention is downright brutal. thank you for your time. >> thank you. martha: bill o'reilly going up the media for what he says mostly ignoring the benghazi scandal. >> a scandal, that is proof the american press is dishonest. martha: coming up we will be base that. bill: and saying u.s. forces should have gotten th benghazi o save the lives of four americans who died that night. colonel ralph peters on that. >> even if you do not think there is one chance in hell you connect to those americans you try, you go after them. our military is put on a short leash. martha: we have some breaking news for you. the house oversight committee chairman darrell issa has issued a subpoena for john kerry to testify before congress about the ins and outs of the benghazi documents, 40 some of which have had some light shed on them this weekend brought a whole lot of attention back to this benghazi story. requiring john kerry to appear before the committee to answer the question at a public hearing on may 21. th
Al Jazeera America
May 2, 2014 7:00am EDT
with african union officials to discuss south sudan's conflict. >> meanwhile, a dar bomb has rocked nigeria leaving 12 people there on the outs skirts of abuja, not far from the attack that killed 70 people weeks ago. this latest blast coming days before it is set to hold the world economic forum on africa >> reporter: the car bomb exploded very close to a checkpoint manned by soldiers and police. just a few kilometers from the city center. there were fatalities and injuries. survivors were rushed to h hospital. >> i fell down. my brother was standing with me. >> the security agents here were on duty to stop something like this happening. so there may be questions about how such an attack could happen right under their noses. just over two weeks ago, a bomb exploded at a bus station in almost the exact sameplace, killing 75 people. >> the leader of boko haram claimed responsibility. he challenges the government to go after his group. >> look at us. we are right within your city, abjua, and you don't know how to find us. >> hours before this latest blast, the government told al jazeera it h
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 4:00am EDT
a bigger impact. >> south africa is the second largest economy in africa. relative to what nigeria is expecting. nigeria is the biggest economy right now. do you think we will fall behind the rest of the continent? >> growth numbers do not tell the whole story. it is about what historically you have established as your economic base. it is about the sophistication of business interest, if you can economy.hat, in one's but also the sophistication of the enterprises we have. while the number itself might suggest one set of issues. looks at the economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner in which they have penetrated the african continent financialining, services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you remain in his position after elections? >> i will arrange an apartment with the president. you can ask him that russian. >>-- you can ask him that question. tonobody expects the anc lose this election, but it is about how big the majority actually is. what are people saying? what is the story? >> we know the anc is acc
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 3:00am EDT
economy in africa. your growth rate relative to what nigeria is expecting, do will be falling behind the rest of the continent? >> historically, you have established a new economic base. it is about the sophistication -- also the sophistication of the business enterprises that we have. for -- whereas the number itself might attest to one set of issues, if one looks at the economic base and economic infrastructure and capabilities of south african firms and the manner it in which their backs are penetrated the african continent, whether it is mining services, financial services, telecommunications, south africa is in a league of its own. >> will you be remaining in this position after the election? >> you can ask the president that question. we are joined now from johannesburg with more on her conversation. just a few days ago, we are seeing money of strike activity taking place in south africa. what does all that tell us about the state of the south african economy right now? >> we talk about a strike action in the country, 70,000 miners are currently on strike. it is the longest eve
FOX News
May 1, 2014 11:00pm PDT
? actually, it's worse. it is a war on girls. and it is going on right now in guy year i -- nigeria. 270 between the ages of 16 and 18 were kidnapped in the middle of the night from the school dorm bed by expected islamist militants. a group known to terrorize women and girls. 50 of these girls managed to escape. that means right now 220 are unaccounted for. right now no one knows if the 220 girls were slaughtered or murdered or sold into slavery or marriage. some reporters say they were sold for $12 each. a mid evil kind of slavery capture the girls and sell them. this is the incredible act of cruelty. this is a war on women. where in the world is the world on this one? that's my off-the-record comment tonight. if you have an important story or issue you think i should take off the record go, to gretawire.com and tell us about it and a greying trend on college campuses. students being told to check their privilege. a princeton student is here to tell you what that means and why is he taking down liberals for it. that's next. true business-grade internet comes with secure wifi for your b
Bloomberg
May 2, 2014 1:00am EDT
instances. remember, south africa is now the second largest economy in africa, number two to nigeria. when you look at the other growth rates, they are set to grow by 5.5%. south africa, by 2.7%. we're seeing inequality. remember, we right now have the longest ever running platinum strike seen in this country. 70,000 workers on strike. it basically shows that we're really concerned about not only the inequality on the front but also that 31% of the population is below the poverty line and the finance minister saying we have to address these issues going forward. > thank you very much. >> voted the best restaurant in the world top 50 they retain the an italian ot restaurant came in at number three. for more on what it takes to be a winner the world of fine dining, we're joined by one of the judges on the list. richard, thank you for joining us. is it a worthy winner? >> it is a fantastic restaurant. thought the number three was going to win this year. for it to come back at the top spot is a surprise. the food is amazing. it is so invent pifment >> what does it take to win? you can't be tr
MSNBC
May 1, 2014 11:00am PDT
here. >>> coming up, we read between the lines on a mass abduction of girls in nigeria and how the government there is botching the response. they say you'll never go back to your old cleaning ways again. not once you've tried mr. clean's new liquid muscle. it's a concentrated liquid gel with two and a half more power per drop. so a little goes a long way. new liquid muscle. when it comes to clean, there's only one mr. yeah. i heard about progressive's "name your price" tool? i guess you can tell them how much you want to pay and it gives you a range of options to choose from. huh? i'm looking at it right now. oh, yeah? yeah. what's the... guest room situation? the "name your price" tool, making the world a little more progressive. on brand name mattress sets. get three years interest-free financing plus, get free delivery, and sleep train's 100-day low price guarantee. sleep train's interest free for 3 event, ends sunday. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> right now, right under our noses there's a human rights outrage taking place in nigeria. hundreds of girls
LINKTV
May 1, 2014 8:00am PDT
years $17.1 million in different forms. >> hundreds of people marched in nigeria on tuesday to press for a greater government response to a mass kidnapping of young girls. the islamist militant group boko haram is suspected of abducting about 230 schoolgirls during a night raid in a northeastern area two weeks ago. some managed to escape, but over 200 remain missing. dubbed by organizers a "million woman march," the demonstrators carried signs reading "bring back our girls." >> i believe that not enough has been done to rescue her daughters. 2-3 months ago, 25 girls were abducted. resistance.as no do something about those girls abducted. it is possible to object another 200 plus. maybe next time it will be more. we need to do something to arrest this unpleasant development happening in this country. >> a local human rights group is claiming the girls have been sold off, forced to marry their abductors, and taken across the border to cameroon and chad. the report hasn't been verified. the mass kidnapping is seen as one of the most shocking attacks in the boko haram's five-year milita
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 8:00pm EDT
until the missing girls come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> sinn fein terrorist gerry adams is under arrest. suspected of killing a belfast mother of 10. admitto the kidnapping and killing wrongfully believing she was an informant. adams turned himself in for questioning and that he is innocent. >>> arrested for immigration reform in washington, d.c. all of mayor families have been pulled apart by deportation. the preteens and teens say they are fighting for their undocumented parents and siblings. u.s. government estimates 60,000 will cross into the u.s. alone. one boy hopes to reunite with his father in houston. paul beban has that story. >> a vast remote desert surrounds the city of nogales. a fence slices through it. this teenagers and two cousins have traveled 2400 miles to make it here to the mexican side of this border town. >> translator: my name is axel fernandez and i'm 15 and from honduras. >> one of the most violent cities in the world. after crossing illegally, collectively known as the beast. a dangerous and dusty free ride more than 1400 miles all the way to the bord
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2014 7:00pm EDT
is recognized for one minute. mr. poe: mr. speaker, $12. in nigeria, $12 is the cost of bride slave. recently around 200 girls went to school and never came home. they were kidnapped and for $12 apiece sold to islamic militant terrorist group. they were forced into marriage and they were raped. modern sex slavery. this inhue -- inhuman human trafficking crime needs action. today the united states took a huge step forward in the battle against this scourge. the judiciary committee passed three bills fighting this growing problem here in america. the justice for victims of trafficking act that i sponsor aid long with carolyn maloney of new york was passed and supports and protects victims of the horrible crime. it pun ush -- punishes the sex trafficker and punishes the buyer, the child rapist. it helps rescue child victims and treats them as victims rather than child prostitutes. no life deserves to be stolen and served for $12. children should not be for sell anywhere, at any time, for any reason. that's just the way it is. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair lays before the house
Al Jazeera America
Apr 30, 2014 6:00pm EDT
come home. al jazeera, nigeria. >> more than two dozen syrian children have allegedly been killed in an airstrike on a school in aleppo. syria's largest city in a flash point of violence in the war of control. james bays has the story. >> every day for three years there have been bombs and bloodshed across the area. ththe rescuers are still searchg the debris, but the majority of those who died here are school children. they were drawing images of the violence they themselves experienced, brutality no youngster should ever have to endure. they've drawn images of the future they want for their nation. a future that they will now not live to see. in the u.n. and new york, expressions of shock but deadlock around the security council table will again mean no action. >> it's absolutely horrific what is happening day by day. men, women, and children are targeted and it's a flagrant violation of the tenants of war. the security council in similar situations we have come together around humanitarian issues, and have passed robust security council resolutions. the political differences am
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